SWOSU's Tyra Aska Opens Season as GAC's First Player of the Week
November 16, 2017
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – A hot start to the 2017-18 campaign has led to Lady Bulldog sophomore guard Tyra Askabeing awarded the inaugural GAC Player of the Week award for the new season.
Aska (Meridian, Okla.) tallied back-to-back performances of at least 20 points at the GAC/MIAA Crossover over the weekend, posting exactly 20 points in an upset win over No. 11-ranked Emporia State on Friday followed by 21 points against Missouri Southern a day later. She shot an efficient 58.6% (17-for-29) from the field in two games, helping lead SWOSU to a 2-0 start to the season. Against ESU, Aska also ca...